HAMMONS, Dr. Gene Wayne (Wayne), age 78 of Gainesville, GA died on Friday, October 11, 2013 in Nashville, TN. He is survived by his wife, Delores "Dee" Hammons and his children, Allison Hammons, Michael (Rhonda) Hammons, Joe Hines, Shannon (Staci) Hines and 5 grandchildren.
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Wayne was born in Lake City, FL on March 21, 1935 to the late Pete and Faye Hammons and was preceded in death by his two brothers, Dr. Dale Hammons and Jerry Hammons. Wayne graduated from The University of Florida in 1957 with a degree in Chemistry and from Emory School of Dentistry in 1961. Following graduation Wayne served in the Dental Corps. of the United States Army 1961-1963. He practiced dentistry in Lake City, FL 1963-1992.
A Celebration of Life is planned for Saturday, October 19, 2013 at 3:30 p.m. at the Woman's/Garden Club - of Lake City, 257 S.E. Hernando Ave., Lake City, FL.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that honorarium gifts be made to North Georgia Community Foundation, Memory Lane Garden, 4000 Village View Drive, Gainesville, GA 30506. Nashville Funeral and Cremation Service (615) 256-1605
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Nashville, TN 37203
Published in Lake City Reporter on Oct. 15, 2013